Tokina 17mm F3.5 AT-X 17 AF PRO A-mount lens review by jamesdak

reviewer#1822 date: Feb-12-2007
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tokina 20-35 zoom
and a Minolta 24mm f/2.8 on a film SLR
price paid:289
positive:Well made with a solid construction. Good to excellent sharpness once it's stepped down a bit
negative:None yet
comment:I actually bought it and tested it on my Canon 30D. I was looking for one for my 7D but with no luck. So far real happy with it and glad to finally have a wide option for my DLSR purposes.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 9
  • sharpness: 4.72
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.22
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.54 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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